The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 127 141
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 28 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.06% 1.27% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.15% 6.90% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 16
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £41,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 544 522 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.54% 18.42% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 306 279 281
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% +13.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 18 £52,500 +25.74% 4
Edinburgh -1 10 £35,780 -20.48% 2
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 41 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (73.58%) Test Automation
3 29 (54.72%) Selenium
4 27 (50.94%) SQL
5 25 (47.17%) Java
6 23 (43.40%) Jenkins
7 20 (37.74%) SpecFlow
8 18 (33.96%) Gherkin
9 16 (30.19%) HP UFT
9 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.30%) Finance
10 15 (28.30%) C#
10 15 (28.30%) Defect Management
11 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
12 13 (24.53%) BDD
12 13 (24.53%) Scenario Testing
13 12 (22.64%) FitNesse
13 12 (22.64%) JUnit
14 11 (20.75%) Oracle
14 11 (20.75%) Spring
14 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
15 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
15 10 (18.87%) TDD
16 9 (16.98%) TeamCity
16 9 (16.98%) JMeter
16 9 (16.98%) HP
16 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
16 9 (16.98%) Python
16 9 (16.98%) Appium
17 8 (15.09%) SDLC

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) Confluence
2 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.32%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Mule
5 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
1 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Selenium
2 23 (43.40%) Jenkins
3 20 (37.74%) SpecFlow
4 16 (30.19%) HP UFT
5 12 (22.64%) FitNesse
5 12 (22.64%) JUnit
6 9 (16.98%) Appium
6 9 (16.98%) JMeter
6 9 (16.98%) TeamCity
7 8 (15.09%) JIRA
8 7 (13.21%) JBehave
9 6 (11.32%) Calabash
9 6 (11.32%) Gatling
10 5 (9.43%) LoadRunner
10 5 (9.43%) Maven
11 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
11 3 (5.66%) Mockito
11 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
11 3 (5.66%) WinRunner
12 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Tester
4 9 (16.98%) Automation Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Developer in Test
7 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.66%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Gherkin
2 11 (20.75%) Spring
3 7 (13.21%) Node.js
3 7 (13.21%) RESTful
4 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 6 (11.32%) CSS
4 6 (11.32%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.66%) Ember.js
6 3 (5.66%) Ext JS
6 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.66%) HTML5
6 3 (5.66%) JMS
6 3 (5.66%) jQuery
6 3 (5.66%) REST
7 2 (3.77%) Drools
7 2 (3.77%) Java EE
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Android
1 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (73.58%) Test Automation
3 15 (28.30%) Defect Management
4 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
5 13 (24.53%) BDD
5 13 (24.53%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (18.87%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
7 8 (15.09%) SDLC
7 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Scrum
9 6 (11.32%) OO
9 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.43%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.43%) Prototyping
10 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) Java
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 6 (11.32%) Ruby
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Go
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ISEB
1 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.43%) MCP
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) OCP
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Certification
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
2 1 (1.89%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) Chronos
2 3 (5.66%) HAProxy
2 3 (5.66%) Marathon
3 2 (3.77%) Rancher
4 1 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) Sybase
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Experience Dependent
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago